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Default Is there a way to fix the "broken " back button behavior?

I think a lot of us have been annoyed by the broken, unpredictable behaviour of the back button, I still can't believe Google hasn't figured out something so simple, the back button should just show the previous screen you were in, so if I'm using Tapatalk and then get a message on whatsapp and I switch to that app, the logical thing for the back button to do when I press it is tale me back to Tapatalk, not take me to the chat list on whatsapp, with some apps it works as it should with others it doesn't, it's just lottery, totally unpredictable ...

Is there a way to fix this?

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its not google's fault the apps are coded a certain way.
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You could use GMD Gesture Control to create a gesture that brings you back to the previous app. It's not a quick fix, but the app is worth checking out anyway.

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I think a lot of us have been annoyed by the broken, unpredictable behaviour of the back button, I still can't believe Google hasn't figured out something so simple, the back button should just show the previous screen you were in, so if I'm using Tapatalk and then get a message on whatsapp and I switch to that app, the logical thing for the back button to do when I press it is tale me back to Tapatalk, not take me to the chat list on whatsapp, with some apps it works as it should with others it doesn't, it's just lottery, totally unpredictable ...

Is there a way to fix this?

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The stock Android UI has a multitasking key for a reason. Just use that to switch apps.
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